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Claudia's Yummy Frosting for Cakes and Cupcakes

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars
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"Perfect vanilla flavored frosting, for birthday cakes, or any cake you like. Not too thick or too smooth. If I can pull it off in five minutes you can too!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 327
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, shortening, egg whites, salt, vanilla, flour and milk. Beat with an electric mixer, gradually increasing to high speed, until light, fluffy and smooth, about 5 minutes. Stir in desired amount of food coloring.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 327 calories; 17.2 43.4 0.9 < 1 109 Full nutrition

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This frosting was VERY good! Less sweet than most frostings and light. To fix the problem of the frosting being too runny, like other reviewers mentioned, I just left out the milk. There really ...

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As written this recipe only deserves a weak three stars because if one was to include the 1/4 cup milk called for it would be much too thin. Thanks to previous reviewers, I didn't include any mi...

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As written this recipe only deserves a weak three stars because if one was to include the 1/4 cup milk called for it would be much too thin. Thanks to previous reviewers, I didn't include any mi...

This frosting was VERY good! Less sweet than most frostings and light. To fix the problem of the frosting being too runny, like other reviewers mentioned, I just left out the milk. There really ...

I used this on an angel food cake and it was perfect! It was a little bit runny and I didn't have time to cool it so I just added another tablespoon of flour. I made it a second time and added...

Very tasty, i liked eating it even before i put it on my cake. Only this is its a little runny, i put it in the freezer for a bit. Very good recipe and i will use this recipe on future cakes.

What wonderful frosting! I love the little bit of salt in it, it gives it that salty/sweet thing in the same bite. Is not too heavy or overly sweet. Was the perfect consistency for spreading. I ...

Sweet, fast & easy! The vanilla does give the frosting a bit of a dingy color but the flavor is fine & the original recipe is meant to be colored. I left out the milk and cut the recipe in half,...

Very good frosting!! Downside for me....you must use frosting within hours of making it.

I omitted the milk, kept the egg whites, and instead of shortening, I used 1/2 package of cream cheese plus 1 stick butter. I didn't know the yield of the recipe before I made it, but it made e...

Easy, delicious and not too sweet. Goes perfectly with a wedding style/almond flavor cake. I used butter flavor shortening because that's all I had, and it was very good.